Levante vs Leganes Match Preview & Prediction

Levante vs Leganes Match Preview & Prediction

Levante vs Leganes predictions, H2H and match preview for this Saturday’s game in La Liga. Read on for analysis and predicted line-ups ahead of this key game at the bottom.

Levante vs Leganes predictions

Levante vs Leganes Preview

Levante and Leganes clash this Saturday in what is a really big game at the bottom, particularly for the visitors who have renewed hopes of beating the drop after a key win last weekend. There’s real pressure on Levante too after a four game losing streak in La Liga heading into this match.

No other side has lost all of their last four matches and if that becomes five here then the alarm bells really will start to ring at the Ciutat de Valencia. In fairness to Paco Lopez’s side, 3 of those 4 defeats did come on the road including narrow defeats against Atletico Madrid and last time out against Barcelona where they did create plenty of chances against the defending champions.

This will be a completely different kind of test against a Leganes side that may be in the relegation zone but has only lost once in seven league outings. Their survival hopes received a massive boost last time out as they scored a dramatic late winner at home to Real Sociedad courtesy of another fine free-kick from Óscar Rodríguez. The 21 year old now eclipses even Leo Messi as La Liga’s deadliest free-kick taker this season.

We shouldn’t see anything too radically different from Paco Lopez despite this losing streak that Levante are on. Ruben Rochina and Jose Campana are likely to feature out wide and may provide much of the creative threat for the hosts. Leganes meanwhile are hampered by the suspensions of Chidozie Awaziem and keeper Ivan Cuellar.

Levante vs Leganes Predictions

Score Prediction: 2-1 Levante

Levante have a pretty good recent record against this Leganes team and they’ve not been quite as bad as their current form might suggest. They have a bit more creativity in their side and that might just be decisive here in claiming a valuable three points that would really ease their relegation concerns.

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Levante vs Leganes H2H

  • Last 6 Competitive Meetings: 4 Levante Wins, 1 Leganes Win, 1 Draw.
  • Levante have won 4 of their last 6 at home to Leganes including a 2-0 win last term.
  • They were also controversial 2-1 winners at Butarque when the sides met earlier this season.
  • Leganes haven’t won on this ground since a Segunda Division game in April 2002.

Predicted Line Ups

Levante Team:

Aitor – Tono, Postigo, Vezo, Miramon – Rochina, Radoja, Melero, Campana – Marti, Morales (4-4-2)

Leganes Team:

Soriano – Silva, Omeruo, Bustinza – Rodrigues, Mesa, Recio, Rosales – Eraso, Rodriguez – Braithwaite (3-4-2-1)

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